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Role of Engineers in Utility-Scale Wind Projects in SK
November 16, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Our 3rd Nooner of the 2017-2018 is upon us! Join us at the Park Town for their excellent lunch buffet and a presentation by Chad Eggerman of Miller Thomson LLP about the role engineers play in wind energy projects in Saskatchewan.
Parking is still free to attend our Nooners – just check in at the front desk.
Buffet starts at 12:00 pm; presentation ~12:30 pm.
In his presentation, Chad will discuss a number of key components related to wind energy industry in Saskatchewan, primarily:
– The procurement of wind energy in Saskatchewan, and how engineers are retained to work on wind projects;
– The times in a typical utility-scale wind project when lawyers and engineers collaborate; and
– The biggest risks for engineers on utility-scale wind projects, during the design phase, construction phase, interconnection of the facility, commissioning, and operation and maintenance phases.
Chad Eggerman is the co-lead of the Projects Group with Miller Thomson LLP. He provides cost-effective advice to clients to minimize risks and complete projects on time and on budget. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 for Energy Law, Chad counsels clients on projects in many industries, but he has particular expertise in renewable energy, infrastructure, and natural resource projects. Chad acts for many clients located in Europe undertaking projects in Canada, as well as Canadian clients doing projects abroad.
Chad provides strategic advice in a number of areas relevant to developing a project in Canada or abroad, including contracts, procurement, finance, corporate and commercial law, environmental law, aboriginal law, mergers & acquisitions, and project dispute resolution.